God, Self & Other – Luke 26: Whoever Is Not Against Us…

Who is really doing the work of the kingdom? Is it those who profess faith in Jesus? Is it the professing and pious? Those who work wonders in his name? Jesus’s answer is, once again…unexpected. And it – joyfully! – opens new door for our own work of love and for partnering with others. It […]

God, Self & Other – Luke 25: Peak Jesus (The Transfiguration)

It is tempting in the life of faith to seek “mountain top” experiences – those moments when we feel nearly at one with God and alive with passion. We get the sense in those moments that we are being truly “spiritual” (which is the goal, right?…wait, is it?). In this episode we travel to a […]

God, Self & Other – Luke 23: The Feeding of the 5,000 and Other Acts of Miraculous Provision

      One of the hardest lessons of the life of faith is…faith – trusting that God will come through on his promises. We can all point to events in our lives and the lives of others in which it seems God failed the elemental promise of providing for our physical needs. And yet, […]